The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

May 19, 2013

Sherry Sokach, Timothy Lowman


The Tribune-Democrat

JOHNSTOWN — Sherry Ann Sokach and Timothy P. Lowman were married July 7, 2012, at The Black Horse Inn, Warrenton, Va.

The Rev. Ron Stephens, pastor of St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church, performed the double-ring ceremony and celebrated a Nuptial Mass.

The bride is the daughter of James P. Sokach and Sondra C. Sokach, both of Johnstown.

The groom is the son of the late John Lowman and Kris Miller.

Presented in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by her sister, Holly Roddy, and Lanette Nelson of Altoona, as matrons of honor.

Bridesmaids were Michelle Shorto-Dugan; Tracie Arcuri of Monroeville; Bonnie McMahan of Marion Center; Shaunna Wooten of Orlando, Fla., daughter of the groom; and Katy Yoder of Hamilton, Va.

Matthew Lowman of Hanover, Pa., son of the groom, and Greg Gaddy of Madison, Ala., were the best men.

Groomsmen were Eric Shawley; Michael Acs of Augusta, Ga.; James Roddy, brother-in-law of bride; Buddy Uchida of Severn, Md.; and Jeff Wooten of Portland, Maine.

Madeline Roddy, goddaughter of the bride, was the flower girl.

Nathaniel Roddy, godson of the bride, was the ringbearer.

Justin Spanko of Los Angeles, Calif., and Nikki Darr, cousins of the bride, read Scripture.

Courtney McMahan of Marion Center carried a sign titled “Last Chance to Run” and her sister, Cleo McMahan of Marion Center carried a sign titled “Here Comes the Bride” for the ceremony.

A reception was held at Gilded Fox at the Black Horse Inn.

The bride and groom honeymooned in Waikiki, Hawaii.

The bride is a 2012 graduate of St. Francis University, where she earned a master’s degree in business administration.

She is a program analyst employed by Concurrent Technologies Corp.

The groom served in the Army for 20 years.

He is director of strategic programs employed by MacAulay Brown.

The newlyweds reside in Warrenton.

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